Ed Pressman Films has paid mid-six figures to option the rights to writer-producer Josh Goldstein's spec script "Searching for Jordan."
In her first stint as an Oscar presenter, thesp Kirsten Dunst is skedded to present at the 74th annual Academy Awards on March 24.
ContentFilm will finance and produce "The Hebrew Hammer," an action comedy to be shot in Gotham, with Adam Goldberg starring.
Eight National Basketball Assn. stars agreed to appear in Fox's basketball pic "Like Mike." Shooting took place during last weekend's NBA All-Star festivities in Philadelphia.
Mel Gibson will be feted by thesps Jodie Foster, Chris Rock and Danny Glover at the 17th annual American Museum of the Moving Image Salute, March 7 at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.
Finally, Warner has produced a second screen installment from Anne Rice's bestselling "Vampire Chronicles" (after Neil Jordan's "Interview With the Vampire" eight years ago) and the result, "Queen of…
Bavaria Film Intl. has picked up world rights to the post-Cold War comedy "Good Bye, Lenin!" and family drama "Vaeter" from Berlin-based producer X Filme ("Heaven").
With the Berlin Intl. Film Festival in full swing, there is no escape from movies in the city at the moment -- even on the subway.
The French government has earmarked over half a million dollars in new funding to local makers, distributors, programmers and exhibitors of short films.
Faye Dunaway and Hungarian helmer Istvan Szabo ("Taking Sides") honored Europe's up-and-coming acting talent at the Berlin Intl. Film Festival's Shooting Stars ceremony Sunday.
A rather forced candy-colored comic fantasy located somewhere between Kevin Smith's "Dogma" and punky Teutonic camp, Thorsten Wettcke's debut feature, "A Goddamn Job," earns more points for offbeat…